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aerotaxis

(âr′ə-tăk′sĭs)
n.
Movement of an organism, especially a bacterium, toward or away from air or oxygen.

aer′o·tac′tic adj.
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Aerotaxis

The movement of an organism toward or away from O2. See Aerobes, Anaerobes.
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aer·o·tax·is

(ār'ō-tak'sis)
Movement of an organism with respect to a supply of air or oxygen.
[aero- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]
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aerotaxis

the movement of an organism with reference to the direction of air or oxygen.
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Avianca Holdings comprises the airlines: Aerovias del Continente Americano S,A, Avianca (Avianca), Tampa Cargo SA, incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos SA Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines SA, incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses SA, LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transamerican Airlines SA TACA Peru, incorporated in Peru, Servicios Aereos Nacionales SA, SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costena SA, incorporated in Nicaragua and Islena de Inversiones SA de CV ISLENA, incorporated in Honduras.
Avianca (Avianca), Tampa Cargo SA, incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos SA Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies TACA International Airlines SA, incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses SA, LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transamerican Airlines SA TACA Peru, incorporated in Peru, Servicios Aereos Nacionales SA, SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costena SA, incorporated in Nicaragua and Islena de Inversiones SA de CV ISLENA, incorporated in Honduras.